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Eisler P. USA Today. March 8, 2013.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
Rusk K. Assignment 7. ABC7news.com. May 26, 2008.
In the context of statewide efforts to prevent medication errors, increase reporting, and share best practices, this news video addresses how hospitals are employing both low- and high-tech solutions to improve patient safety. The story also covers barcoding, the Five Rights, transparency, and efforts to get safety information into patients' hands.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 26, 2007;Metro section:1A.
This article investigates the causes of surgical errors reported in recent years by Massachusetts hospitals, and identifies team training and instrument bar-coding as solutions for improvement.
Blaney B. Associated Press [USA Today]. March 12, 2007.
This article reports on the abduction of a newborn by an individual masquerading as a hospital employee. Infant abduction is one of the patient safety "never events" defined by the National Quality Forum.